Monthly Archives: May 2016

ST CLAIR COUNTY JURY FINDS FOR OUR CLIENT

This week the Law Office of Keith Short tried and won a car accident case in St. Clair County.  It was a one day trial.  The case was a smaller value case, but it was just as important as the … Continue reading

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Work Comp: When to walk away from a $100,000.00 offer

We recently received a settlement offer of $100,000.00 to resolve a spinal injury workers’ compensation claim.  We strongly recommended our client reject it.  We know that that at trial we will do no worse than $100,000.00.  Sure, trials are difficult … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois car accident case settles for $185,000.00

The Law Office of Keith Short recently settled a car accident lawsuit for $185,000.00.  Our client was a passenger in a car which was rear ended at a stop light; the client ended up having a lumbar fusion.  The case … Continue reading

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PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY MOTORIST GETS POLICY LIMIT

The Law Office of Keith Short recently obtained a policy limit settlement for a client struck by a motorist.  The client did not have his own car and, therefore was not able to make an underinsured motorist claim (UI) against … Continue reading

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DRAM SHOP CASE SETTLES FOR $50,000.00

In a recent case our law firm was able to secure a $50,000.00 mediation settlement from a bar owner who over-served a woman who later struck our client as he walked home.  The bar took the position that they did … Continue reading

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